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Item 16788

Title: Presque Isle Memorials 1900

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: 1900

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

Item 13222

Title: Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1943

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photograph

Item 13220

Title: Children's room, Walker Memorial Library, 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1943

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photograph

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Item 70369

Address: Assessor's Record, 133 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clark Memorial Church

Use: Shed

Item 70368

Address: 135 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clark Memorial Church

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 75995

Address: 653 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The George W. Leighton Company

Use: Factory - Cemetery Memorials

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Exhibit

Headstone of Joshua Allen, Portland, 1805

A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

Exhibit

Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1850

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

Exhibit

Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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Site

John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst Memorial High School

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Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.

Site

Beazley Shipyard, Verona Island

Buck Memorial Library

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